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Private Tour: Day Trip Excursion to Herculaneum - Vesuvius and Pompeii

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    Stop At: Pompeii - Archaeological Area., Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

    After being picked up from your accommodation, cruise ship, airport or train station, you will be taken on tours to Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Vesuvius.
    Two tour options are available:
    Option A (does not include a licensed tour guide)
    A first stop will be made at one of the two archaeological sites, Pompeii or Herculaneum. After purchasing your ticket, you will start to visit the ruins independently for a couple of hours. Afterward, you will be taken to the second archaeological site. After purchasing your ticket you will be able to visit, the ruins independently. The third and last stop will be at Mount Vesuvius. You will buy the ticket and then proceed on an excursion to the top of the volcano. In the end, you will be taken back to the point of pick-up. It is always possible to request a different organization of the stops. It is also possible to request to skip the stop at Herculaneum or Mount Vesuvius to go instead to a wine cellar for a wine tasting with quick lunch. There is no guide to accompany visitors within the sites with this option. However, the driver will be able to provide information and suggestions of a general nature about the attractions visited. If desired, it will always be possible to book an authorized guide service after booking the tour by sending an email or making a phone call.
    Option B (with an authorized guide)
    A first stop will be made at one of the two archaeological sites, Pompeii or Herculaneum, where you will meet the authorized guide. After purchasing your ticket, you will start to visit the ruins together with the professional guide. Afterward, you will be taken to the second archaeological site. After purchasing your ticket, you will be able to visit the ruins together with the professional guide. The third and last stop will be at Mount Vesuvius. You will buy the ticket and then proceed on an excursion to the top of the volcano. In the end, you will be taken back to the point of withdrawal. It is always possible to request a different organization of the stages. It is also possible to request to skip the stop at Mount Vesuvius to go instead to a wine cellar for a wine tasting with quick lunch. A guide will accompany visitors only within the archaeological sites.
    Tickets to access Pompeii - Herculaneum - and the route to the top of Vesuvius is not included in the price of the tour. If you request as an alternative to Mount Vesuvius, the wine tasting with light lunch, the price for the tasting with lunch is not included in the tour. In all other cases, the time allowed for the lunch break is about 40 minutes. The tour has an expected total duration of 8 hours, approximately divided as follows: about 2 hours in Pompeii - about 1.40 in Herculaneum about 3 hours to Vesuvius, including in this last count, about 40 minutes of driving uphill, about 1.20 hours walk to reach the top of the volcano and return to the vehicle, about 40 minutes driving down to the highway. Duration of up to 8.45 hours will not cause an extra charge, after 8.45 hours of duration, an extra charge of € 40 will be applied for each additional hour of duration.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Ercolano, Province of Naples, Campania

    After being picked up from your accommodation, cruise ship, airport or train station, you will be taken on tours to Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Vesuvius.
    Two tour options are available:
    Option A (does not include a licensed tour guide)
    A first stop will be made at one of the two archaeological sites, Pompeii or Herculaneum. After purchasing your ticket, you will start to visit the ruins independently for a couple of hours. Afterward, you will be taken to the second archaeological site. After purchasing your ticket you will be able to visit, the ruins independently. The third and last stop will be at Mount Vesuvius. You will buy the ticket and then proceed on an excursion to the top of the volcano. In the end, you will be taken back to the point of pick-up. It is always possible to request a different organization of the stops. It is also possible to request to skip the stop at Herculaneum or Mount Vesuvius to go instead to a wine cellar for a wine tasting with quick lunch. There is no guide to accompany visitors within the sites with this option. However, the driver will be able to provide information and suggestions of a general nature about the attractions visited. If desired, it will always be possible to book an authorized guide service after booking the tour by sending an email or making a phone call.
    Option B (with an authorized guide)
    A first stop will be made at one of the two archaeological sites, Pompeii or Herculaneum, where you will meet the authorized guide. After purchasing your ticket, you will start to visit the ruins together with the professional guide. Afterward, you will be taken to the second archaeological site. After purchasing your ticket, you will be able to visit the ruins together with the professional guide. The third and last stop will be at Mount Vesuvius. You will buy the ticket and then proceed on an excursion to the top of the volcano. In the end, you will be taken back to the point of withdrawal. It is always possible to request a different organization of the stages. It is also possible to request to skip the stop at Mount Vesuvius to go instead to a wine cellar for a wine tasting with quick lunch. A guide will accompany visitors only within the archaeological sites.
    Tickets to access Pompeii - Herculaneum - and the route to the top of Vesuvius is not included in the price of the tour. If you request as an alternative to Mount Vesuvius, the wine tasting with light lunch, the price for the tasting with lunch is not included in the tour. In all other cases, the time allowed for the lunch break is about 40 minutes. The tour has an expected total duration of 8 hours, approximately divided as follows: about 2 hours in Pompeii - about 1.40 in Herculaneum about 3 hours to Vesuvius, including in this last count, about 40 minutes of driving uphill, about 1.20 hours walk to reach the top of the volcano and return to the vehicle, about 40 minutes driving down to the highway. Duration of up to 8.45 hours will not cause an extra charge, after 8.45 hours of duration, an extra charge of € 40 will be applied for each additional hour of duration.

    Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes

    Stop At: (Meet Up)Porta Marina Superiore

    This gate provides access to the west of the city and it is the most impressive among the seven gates of Pompeii.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Forum, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

    The Civil Forum is the core of daily life of the city and is the focal point of all the main public buildings for city administration and justice, business management, and trade activities such as markets, as well as the main places of citizen worship.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Basilica, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

    This space was used to carry out business and for the administration of justice. It is accessed from the Forum through five entrances separated by tuff pillars

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Thermopolium

    This was a small cook-shops where hot food was sold

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Casa del Fauno, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

    It is one of the larger houses of Pompeii, covering an entire block of about 3000 sqm and, according to its original layout, it dates back to the 2nd century BC.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: House of the Vettii, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

    The house, one of the richest and most famous in Pompeii, is under the protection of Priapus, the god of prosperity, painted to the right of the door, symbolizing the economic success of the owners, the brothers Aulus Vettius Restitutus and Aulus Vettius Conviva liberti, who became rich through trade.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Stabian Baths (Terme Stabiane), Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

    The pool is found to the left, whereas a colonnade is found to the right, which leads to the men's quarters, which are split into the apodyterium (dressing room), with the frigidarium (for cold baths), which leads to the tepidarium (for medium temperature baths) and then to the calidarium (for hot baths).

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Lupanar, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

    The Brothel
    The prostitutes in the brothel were mostly Greek and Oriental slaves who were paid between two and eight Asses (a glass of wine cost one Ass) for their services.
    The building has two floors. The homes of the owner and the slaves are at the top and there are five rooms at the bottom, all fitted with a built-in bed, on both sides of the corridor that connects the two entrances of the ground floor. The rooms were closed by a curtain. A latrine is seen at the end of the corridor, under the staircase.
    Small paintings with erotic depictions on the walls of the central corridor informed customers of the activities that took place within the Lupanare.
    The brothel is named from lupa, a Latin word meaning 'prostitute'.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Teatro Grande, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

    The Grand Theatre was built by exploiting the natural slope of the hill for the construction of the auditorium. The staircase was separated into three areas with corridors, which were in turn divided into five sectors, and was based on a passage with a barrel vault.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Vesuvio National Park

    After being picked up from your accommodation, cruise ship, airport or train station, you will be taken on tours to Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Vesuvius.
    Two tour options are available:
    Option A (does not include a licensed tour guide)
    A first stop will be made at one of the two archaeological sites, Pompeii or Herculaneum. After purchasing your ticket, you will start to visit the ruins independently for a couple of hours. Afterward, you will be taken to the second archaeological site. After purchasing your ticket you will be able to visit, the ruins independently. The third and last stop will be at Mount Vesuvius. You will buy the ticket and then proceed on an excursion to the top of the volcano. In the end, you will be taken back to the point of pick-up. It is always possible to request a different organization of the stops. It is also possible to request to skip the stop at Herculaneum or Mount Vesuvius to go instead to a wine cellar for a wine tasting with quick lunch. There is no guide to accompany visitors within the sites with this option. However, the driver will be able to provide information and suggestions of a general nature about the attractions visited. If desired, it will always be possible to book an authorized guide service after booking the tour by sending an email or making a phone call.
    Option B (with an authorized guide)
    A first stop will be made at one of the two archaeological sites, Pompeii or Herculaneum, where you will meet the authorized guide. After purchasing your ticket, you will start to visit the ruins together with the professional guide. Afterward, you will be taken to the second archaeological site. After purchasing your ticket, you will be able to visit the ruins together with the professional guide. The third and last stop will be at Mount Vesuvius. You will buy the ticket and then proceed on an excursion to the top of the volcano. In the end, you will be taken back to the point of withdrawal. It is always possible to request a different organization of the stages. It is also possible to request to skip the stop at Mount Vesuvius to go instead to a wine cellar for a wine tasting with quick lunch. A guide will accompany visitors only within the archaeological sites.
    Tickets to access Pompeii - Herculaneum - and the route to the top of Vesuvius is not included in the price of the tour. If you request as an alternative to Mount Vesuvius, the wine tasting with light lunch, the price for the tasting with lunch is not included in the tour. In all other cases, the time allowed for the lunch break is about 40 minutes. The tour has an expected total duration of 8 hours, approximately divided as follows: about 2 hours in Pompeii - about 1.40 in Herculaneum about 3 hours to Vesuvius, including in this last count, about 40 minutes of driving uphill, about 1.20 hours walk to reach the top of the volcano and return to the vehicle, about 40 minutes driving down to the highway. Duration of up to 8.45 hours will not cause an extra charge, after 8.45 hours of duration, an extra charge of € 40 will be applied for each additional hour of duration.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Punto di Accesso Sentiero del Gran Cono del Vesuvio

    The nature trail n. 5 “Il Gran Cono” starts from the Piazzale (square) at an altitude of 1,000 metres above sea level in the municipality of Herculaneum at the end of the provincial road Ercolano-Vesuvio. At the moment, the Piazzale hosts a parking area for those who come by car.
    Before starting the climb, you can visit one of the info points of the Vesuvius National Park where you can receive useful information about the protected area and buy a map.
    From the Piazzale you can already enjoy a splendid view of the northern side of Mount Somma with the cognoli of Sant'Anastasia and Punta Nasone, the top of the ancient volcano which 1,132 metres high, opposite the cognoli of Ottaviano and Levante. While looking upwards, you can hold your breath and see from below what will be the ascent to the bottom edge of Sterminator Vesevo.

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Despite the killing heat and the only spoiler to an otherwise beautiful day for us as a family was this tour that we took from Naples. Antoine, if I could summarise in three words would be punctual, polite and proficient. The entire tour was made...More

    Thank ginamisra
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Antonio (driver and guide) and Lucia (guide) arranged a completely fantastic tour for our family to Herculaneum, Vesuvius and Pompeii. Antonio was kind, patient, knowledgeable and an excellent and safe driver. Lucia brought Herculaneum and Pompeii to life for our family. If you have only...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Alasdair_Sweden
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Antonio was great- very accommodating and flexible. There was a thunderstorm expected on the morning of the tour and he graciously moved it to the afternoon and found a guide for us on a very short notice. Vincentio our guid was wonderful and was able...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank NathalieB1629
    Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

    I just finished the tour with my mum and sis just 2 days ago and it was amazing. Antonio was extremely nice and caring, he messaged me the night before just to confirm the pick up location. He was on time and he was extremely...More

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    Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

    It was our first major tour in Italy. We were extremely blessed to have Antonio as our host. Antonio was more like a friend hosting you rather a tour guide. His knowledge of Pompeii and Herculaneum made us focus on the architectural highpoints even before...More

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